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|3 years 4 weeks ago||Isn't it ironic?||
Don't ya think?
|3 years 10 weeks ago||Soon||
One of my favorites
|3 years 21 weeks ago||OK Joes, Options other than BBQ||
10-year KC veteran here. Oklahoma Joe's is one the best places in KC, but it is also closed on Sunday as others have pointed out. In the past couple of years it has become extremely crowded at all hours of the day, so be prepared to wait even at lunch. If you go tomorrow, just be aware that the original location at 43rd and Mission is in a gas station. Get the Z-Man, which is a beef brisket sandwich with provolone and onion rings on top with a side of fries. You won't be disappointed
If you are looking for a late night place on the Plaza, Toomfooleries and Grandfalloon are sports bars with decent food. If you want to go a little more upscale, Gram & Dun is a new gastro pub next to the falloon which has great cocktails. Houston's is always a safe bet as well.
Depending on where your sister works in the City, here are other places for you guys to try:
Vietnamese : Vietnam Cafe - 5th and Campbell in River Market
Chinese: Bo Lings (River Market) or Blue Koi (39th and State Line)
Sandwiches: Planet Sub (Downtown and Plaza)
Pizza: Waldo Pizza (75th and Wornall) or Minskys (River Market)
Bars with good food: McCoys, Foundry, Beer Kitchen (Westport)
|5 years 3 days ago||Admissions criteria for LSA pre-2003||
Expanding on bouje's answer (which was really good), I would add that it also depends on the particular college at the University you're applying to. For example, I graduated in the late 90's and was a member of LSA's student government when the lawsuit was filed challenging the admission policies to the law school and LSA s alleging U-M unfairly considered race as part of the equation. I attended a presentation that discussed exactly how applicants are admitted to LSA. This formula was later reprinted in the Supreme Court's decision, 539 US 244, 277-78 (2003):
"When the University receives an application for admission to its incoming class, an admissions counselor turns to a Selection Index Worksheet to calculate the applicant's selection index score out of 150 maximum possible points—a procedure the University began using in 1998. Applicants with a score of over 100 are automatically admitted; applicants with scores of 95 to 99 are categorized as "admit or postpone"; applicants with 90-94 points are postponed or admitted; applicants with 75-89 points are delayed or postponed; and applicants with 74 points or fewer are delayed or rejected. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions extends offers of admission on a rolling basis and acts upon the applications it has received through periodic "[m]ass [a]ction[s].
In calculating an applicant's selection index score, counselors assign numerical values to a broad range of academic factors, as well as to other variables the University considers important to assembling a diverse student body, including race. Up to 110 points can be assigned for academic performance, and up to 40 points can be assigned for the other, nonacademic factors. Michigan residents, for example, receive 10 points, and children of alumni receive 4. Counselors may assign an outstanding essay up to 3 points and may award up to 5 points for an applicant's personal achievement, leadership, or public service. Most importantly for this case, an applicant automatically receives a 20 point bonus if he or she possesses any one of the following "miscellaneous" factors: membership in an underrepresented minority group; attendance at a predominantly minority or disadvantaged high school; or recruitment for athletics."
Now, although the SCOTUS undergraduate admissions policy found the above formula to be unconstitutional, it did so on the basis that "diversity" factor was given too much weight. I would bet that the formula admissions uses today is similar so that you could *roughly* determine your chances of getting into LSA. Like I said, the college of engineering has its own criteria but this should give you an idea of your chances.
|5 years 1 week ago||Heisman voting totals||
The Heisman website has the full list of winners. If you click on a winner's name, it will bring up the voting results for that year.
As others pointed out above, other than Harmon in 39 Chappius in 47, not sure there were any other 2nd place finishers. Hart was 5th in '06, Perry was 4th in '03, Harbaugh was 3rd in '86, Carter 4th in '82 (7th in '81, 10th in '80).
Ron Johnson - 6th in '68
Rick Leach - 3rd in '78, 8th in '77
Didn't really check for any others but it's a cool thing to check out who nearly won the award, like Larry Fitzgerald. Beast should have won in 03 over Jason White
|5 years 3 weeks ago||Either Chalk-full or Mind-bottling||
As Chazz Michael Michaels would say, "You know, when things are so crazy it gets your thoughts all trapped, like in a bottle?"
|5 years 5 weeks ago||I love a good Wire reference.||
"Your hair look good, girl." I love a good Wire reference. Jeremy Gallon does a great impression of Snoop Pearson whether he realizes it or not.